Drupal: Creating that clone

OK, Mr Pink there’s two way you can do this

  1. My way: GUI tools 
  2. The Highway: Command Line Drush & Git

First and foremost, remember D8 config management is set to know it’s working on the same site, only FEATURES are used to export modules to other sites.  Drupal configs look for the Universally Unique IDentifier (UUID) in the system.site configuration to match to know it’s syincing up the right junk.

 

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Drupal 8: Configuration Sync Directory Setup

  1. Number 1:  what is the Configuration Sync Directory?
    1. It’s an import dropfolder for config files
    2. defaults to /sites/default/files/config_UNIQUEHASH
      1. has folder /sync
        1. has it own hidden its own hidden .htaccess
    3. Change location for sync directory
      1. make new directory
      2. Probably want to copy dat readme file
      3. in settings.php
        1. update $config_directories[‘sync’] variable
        2. relative to Drupal Root
  2. Source

Basement Door

Last Night: Stix’d the entire frame and back/ sides of door, spray painted knobs and hinges.  Paint & reassemble tonight..? let’s see 🙂